Mushrooms Are The New Marijuana

A Canadian company is working on fast-acting, oral-dissolving psilocybin film. Cybin Corp, a mushroom life sciences company focused on advancing psychedelic products derived from fungi, has announced development of an oral-dissolving film for the delivery of pharmaceutical-grade psilocybin. (Think: Breath strips laced with psilocybin.) “Cybin’s intention is to bypass the

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My Long-Lost Interview With Jack Herer Part 1

Preface:  Recently, while working on another project, I found my long-lost interview with the legendary marijuana activist Jack Herer.   Jack, of course, is one of the most important figures in the history of marijuana legalization; perhaps The most important figure. His classic muckrake, The Emperor Wears No Clothes, now in

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time

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The Bishop

I. When I was twenty-four years old I had the great fortune to marry my best friend. If you find that kind of love once in your life, however qualified or brief, you are blessed beyond words forever. Bridget was my running buddy for years,

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The Bishop

I. When I was twenty-four years old I had the great fortune to marry my best friend. If you find that kind of love once in your life, however qualified or brief, you are blessed beyond words forever. Bridget was my running buddy for years, my wing woman when I

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Never… Ever… Forget: 9/11 at High Times Magazine

(The following is an excerpt from my eternal work-in-progress, Reefer Dadness (c). rc) On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was on the commuter train to Hoboken, rolling through the New Jersey Meadowlands when I heard a woman scream. I turned my head to the left and, behind me, saw her

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time would prove to be the

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The Cleaving

I have a small Christmas tradition. I don’t drive and dragging the presents home each year is aways an issue, so I shop throughout the season at the small downtown boutiques that cater to my daughter’s oddball tastes and, as I’ve become friends with these retailers over the years, I

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